Returning for its 6th year in Grand County, the Never Summer Adventure Race will take place on July 24, 2021 and will be sure to not disappoint. In this beginner to intermediate 6-hour race, teams of 1-4 will stick together to white water paddle, mountain bike, and trek their way on an unmarked course all while navigating map and compass. This page is dedicated to the 6-hour Never Summer. If you are looking for the advanced 24-hour Never Summer, please click here.
Race Update #1: https://mailchi.mp/b8f…/never-summer-racer-communication-1
Race Update #2: https://mailchi.mp/d1c4f6423fc5/race-update-2
Race Update #3: https://mailchi.mp/92d4c28c864d/never-summer-race-update-3
Race Update #4: https://mailchi.mp/ecc50ee95bbe/never-summer-race-update-4
Race check-in is at Rancho Del Rio in Bond, Colorado! http://ranchodelrio.com
Racers will navigate the unmarked course by hiking/trekking, mountain biking (dirt road/trail), and paddling (white water class III).
Racers must form teams of 2-4 in order to participate.
Please click here for the mandatory gear list.
Inflatable kayaks or packrafts are required (1 seat per person). If you don’t own enough for your team, rentals are available from Colorado River Center out of Rancho Del Rio. Boat drop off and pick up will be provided. When you make your reservation, tell them which Never Summer race you are doing: “short” (6hr) or “long” (24hr)!
We love our volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering for this race, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page and the race director will be in touch.
We are taking COVID-19 seriously and want to ensure that all our race participants as well as our community, are safe. If necessary we will implement a plan and guidelines in order to keep all involved healthy. More information regarding this will be passed on as race day approaches. For more information, click here.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Race check-in will begin at 6:45am on July 24th at Rancho Del Rio. You will board the buses at 9am for transport to the start. Race start will be at 10:30am with a cut-off finish time at 6:30pm. Please see race updates for more information on bike and boat drops and race day schedule.
We are excited to announce that Allington Inn & Suites of Kremmling is the official host hotel for the 2021 Never Summer Race and offering 20% off to all racers. To book, call Allington Inn directly (800-981-4091) and tell them you're with the Never Summer Race. Other hotels/motels in Kremmling located 34 minutes away or in Edwards/Eagle 35 minutes away.
> 2 months before the race date we are able to offer a 75% refund or full transfer to next year's race.
1-2 months prior to the race date we are able to offer a 50% refund.
3-4 weeks prior to the race date we are able to offer a 25% refund.
Less than 2 weeks prior to the race, no refund is available. We apologize for any inconvenience but at this point, we have paid for all race expenses and have been planning on you attending.
NEED A TEAMMATE?
Are you needing a teammate to compete with in one of our races? Check out the Adventure Race Teammate Finder Facebook page for other racers looking for partners!